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Diagnosis of cirrhosis by transient elastography (FibroScan): a prospective study
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    Liver fibrosis assessment by transient elastography in hepatitis C patients with normal ALT
    • Ricardo Moreno-Otero, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Service.
    • Other Contributors:
      • Maria Trapero-Marugan and Jorge Mendoza

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the paper by Foucher et al.[1] where the authors assess the accuracy of transient elastography for the detection of cirrhosis. Its use to assessing the severity of chronic liver disease in other clinical scenarios warrant further evaluations. According to large population studies, the prevalence of chronically hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected patients who have persistently normal...

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